PS2 outsells PS3 in FY 2008

Global PS2 sales may have

declined by over a million units in Sony’s last fiscal year

, but the console was still the firm’s leading light in the 12 month period – selling over four million units more than successor PS3.

Handheld PSP outsold the pair, clocking up 13.9 million sales worldwide.

The breakdown of the company’s hardware sales for the year ending March 31st, 2008 reads:

PSP – 13.9 million – UP 46 per cent
PS2 – 13.73 million – DOWN seven per cent
PS3 – 9.24 million – UP 156 per cent

Global software sales (in units) for each format in the 12 months were:

PSP – 55 million – UP one per cent
PS2 – 154 million – DOWN 20 per cent
PS3 – 57.9 million – UP 335 per cent

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